Question 3 of 26 : A basic premise of the NIMS and National Response Framework (NRF) is that:
a. Incidents should be managed at the lowest jurisdictional level possible.
b. Unity of effort and command results when responding jurisdictions and agencies are willing to relinquish their authorities.
c. Effective response relies on the readiness of response partners to self-dispatch to an incident scene.
d. Preparedness is inherently a government responsibility and does not require participation from nongovernmental organizations.
B. Unity of effort and command results when responding jurisdictions and agencies are willing to relinquish their authorities. Expert answered|Stopwatch|Points 22|User:
Question 4 of 26 : The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles that:
a. Are singly focused on improving Federal homeland security agencies’ response to catastrophic natural hazards and terrorist-related incidents.
b. Supersede the National Incident Management System’s framework when Federal agency and departments are assisting in a response.
c. Provide the structure and mechanisms to ensure effective Federal support of State, tribal, and local related activities.
d. Mandate specific operational plans for local responders to use when managing a wide range of incidents.
C. Provide the structure and mechanisms to ensure effective Federal support of State, tribal, and local related activities.Expert answered|Stopwatch|Points 22|User:
Question 5 of 26 : Mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements provide:
a. Strategies for restoring critical infrastructure that affects multiple sectors and jurisdictions across specified geographical areas.
b. Mechanisms to quickly obtain emergency assistance in the form of personnel, equipment, materials, and other associated services.
c. Steps for ensuring the continuity of government at the local, tribal, and State levels following a catastrophic incident.
d. Lists of specialized codes for facilitating communication among responders representing different departments, agencies, and jurisdictions.
B. Mechanisms to quickly obtain emergency assistance in the form of personnel, equipment, materials, and other associated services.Expert answered|Stopwatch|Points 22|User:
Question 6 of 26 : To better serve their constituents, elected and appointed officials should do the following, EXCEPT FOR:
a. Help to establish relationships (including mutual aid agreements and assistance agreements) with other jurisdictions and, as appropriate, with nongovernmental organizations and the private sector.
b. Provide guidance to their jurisdictions, departments, and/or agencies, with clearly stated policies for NIMS implementation.
c. Understand laws and regulations in their jurisdictions that pertain to emergency management and incident response.
d. Assume the role of incident commander for all incidents and direct the on-scene technical operations from the Emergency Operations Center.
D. Assume the role of incident commander for all incidents and direct the on-scene technical operations from the Emergency Operations Center
Expert answered|Stopwatch|Points 22|User:
Question 7 of 26 : Exercises should:•Include multidisciplinary, multijurisdictional incidents.
•Include participation of private-sector and nongovernmental organizations.
•Cover aspects of preparedness plans, including activating mutual aid and assistance agreements.
a. Contain a mechanism for incorporating corrective actions.
b. Have consequences for inadequate performance.
c. Be repeated until performance is at an acceptable level.
d. Be based on the most catastrophic scenario that could affect the community.
A. Contain a mechanism for incorporating corrective actions.Expert answered|Stopwatch|Points 22|User:
Question 8 of 26 : Interoperability:
a. Primarily involves creating automated systems that allow for the sharing of sensitive incident information.
b. Is the ability of emergency management/response personnel to interact and work well together.
c. Requires nongovernmental and private-sector organizations to purchase standardized communication equipment.
d. Involves oversight by the Federal Communications Commission for assigning emergency frequencies.
A. Primarily involves creating automated systems that allow for the sharing of sensitive incident information.Expert answered|Stopwatch|Points 22|User:
Question 9 of 26 : ICS encourages jurisdictions to use common terminology. Common terminology:
a. Is unique terminology that responders use when managing incidents.
b. Encourages the use of radio codes to communicate efficiently at incident site.
c. Applies exclusively to the naming of facilities used by the Command Staff.
d. Uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together.
D. Uses plain English to allow personnel from different agencies to work together.
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